Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr

Research Areas

Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr (LSCR) comprises the following three research areas:

Regional Variations in Health Care

Demand and supply of health care displays large regional variation. LSCR studies the reasons of this variation and assesses its consequences for health policy. This research areas consists of the following four projects:

 

Sustainability of Supply

The demographic change will lead to a decline in the number of qualified health-care personnel. We analyse the consequences of this development for health care provision to find solutions for ensuring access to ambulatory medical care in rural areas. This research areas consists of the following two projects:

 

Prevention

Given that health-care resources are dwindling, one way to maintain high quality health care is reducing demand. In this context disease prevention and understanding the demand for health care is becoming increasingly important. This research areas consists of the following two projects:

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